Lauryn Hill was born May 26, 1975 in Newark, New Jersey. Although she is known for neo soul, she is also a rapper, singer, and song writer. She can also play the acoustic guitar. Lauryn Hill was the only female rapper apart of the Fugees Rap Group where she was definitely a very significant part of the group. The solo album “The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill” won many awards internationally and broke multiple records sales across the world. This album not only had sing, rapping, and poems but address relevant and factual life circumstances that young females could listen to and gain positive confirmation on life as a teenager. This was important during the 90s because most female were rapping about sex, money, and degrading themselves for attention. Most often, we find ourselves label as a product of our environment but Lauryn Hill create a dream of being something more than what you may have been exposed to.